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Anjee & Emily

Emily’s Thank You to our Grassroots Action Committee

Emily’s Thank You to our Grassroots Action Committee

by Emily White, Advocacy Manager At Fight Colorectal Cancer, maybe our mantra should be “it takes a village to grow a movement.” We couldn’t do what we do without the support of committed volunteers and advocates across the country. At the core of Fight Colorectal Cancer is our Grassroots Action Committee (GAC). Members of the GAC are a vital part of the planning and execution of every event and program at Fight CRC. In many cases, we refer to them as our “pulse check.” They represent advocates from across the country, they remind us of our core values and their opinions are highly valued. This special group of eight to

Remembering Arlene Murphy

The Colorectal Cancer Coalition is deeply saddened by the loss of Arlene Murphy who passed away January 29, 2011. Arlene was diagnosed with metastatic colon cancer in September 2004, and over the years underwent several surgeries and numerous different chemotherapies. In July 2009, she retired from her job of 25 years as a secretary for a local school district in Southwest Ohio. A member of our Grassroots Action Committee since 2009, Arlene was an inspiration to everyone she met. She brought a spunkiness and passion to her advocacy work that truly made a difference. She leaves behind a legacy of passion, commitment and energy on behalf of all touched by